Thursday, March 18, 2010

Some Literary Events/ March 19 - 26

All events free unless otherwise noted.

March 19 (6:30 - 9:30 pm) Latina-gina Monologues. Honoring Women's History Month, Latina writers will monologue on a special topic of choice. If interested in reading for the event, message Vanessa Martir on Facebook, here. At Lolita, 266 Broome Street. For more information, click here or call 212-966-7233.

March 19 (7:00 pm) Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa and Eva C. Vásquez at LART. Latino Artists Round Table (LART) presents Puerto Rican author Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa (Daughters of the Stone, 2009) and playwright Eva C. Vásquez (Lágrimas Negras, 2007) for a reading and conversation with the audience. In English and Spanish. At Lincoln Triangle Barnes and Noble, 1972 Broadway (at 66th street). For more information, click here or call 212-595-6859.

March 19 (7:00 - 8:00 pm) Oscar Campanioni and Javier Ozores Marchesi at McNally Jackson. Join the author Oscar Campanioni and photographer Javier Ozores Marchesi for a discussion about their work. At McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street. For more information, click here or call 212-274-1160.

March 19 (6:00 - 8:00 pm) Dada Poetry Salon at Cornelia Street Cafe. Come to the Cafe's legendary Friday open mic poetry series. Arrive before 6pm to sign up. Cover is $7. At Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street. For more information, click here or call 212-989-9319.

March 20 (6:30 pm) Octavio Gonzáles and Maria Micheles at Cornelia Street Cafe. The Greek American Writers Association hosts a literary event with host Dean Kostos. Featuring Brooklyn poet Octavio Gonzáles and playwright Maria Micheles. At Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street. For more information, click here or call 212-989-9319.

March 21 (12:00 - 2:00 pm) Zora Howard at Acentos Writers Workshop. The acclaimed hands-on writing series organized by Acentos Foundation welcomes author Zora Howard. RSVP is required by sending an email to Please bring proper identification to the event. At the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Room A-329, 475 Grand Concourse, Bronx. For more information, click here or call 917-209-4211.

March 25 (7:00 pm) Peruvian Poetry Reading at the King Juan Carlos. The KJCC poetry series presents a poetry reading with Peruvian poets Carlos Germán Belli and Mariela Dreyfus. At King Juan Carlos Center, 53 Washington Square South. For more information, call 212-998-3650.

March 25 (7:00 pm). Book Presentation: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader. Professor Araceli Tinajero will read from her important new work, A History of the Cigar Factory Reader (University of Texas Press, 2010), which traces the evolution of the cigar factory reader from nineteenth-century Cuba to the present. Scholars Roberto González Echevarría and Mauricio Font will join the author in a discussion. Presented in collaboration with The City College of New York, CUNY; The Cuban Cultural Center of New York; The Graduate Center, CUNY; InterAmericas; and The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York. RSVP is required. For Americas Society members, reserve at For non members, rsvp here. At Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue. For more information, click here or call 212-628-3200.

March 26 (6 pmTertulia at el Cervantes: Esther Allen. Translator Esther Allen talks with the audience about her professional career and the present situation of literary translation. At Instituto Cervantes's La Galería, 211 East 49th Street (between 3rd and Second Avenues). For more information, call 212-308-7720.

March 26 (7:00 pm) Peruvian Poetry at McNally Jackson. Peruvian poets Miguel Ildefonso (Los Desmoronamientos Sinfónicos, 2008), Roció Uchofen (Liturgias clandestinas, 2004), Evgueni Bezzubikoff Díaz (Cartas de Nueva York, 2008), and Carlos Germán Belli (El alternado paso de los hados, 2006) will participate at the SoHo's discussion panel over their recent work, moderated by author Mariela Dreyfus. At McNally Jackson Book, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

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